A decision support strategy for the acquisition of CVN Q-COSAL target date material
Small, William C.
MetadataShow full item record
In response to the reduced threat against the United States, Congress has directed the Department of Defense (DoD) to reduce spending. As funds are reduced, targets of opportunity are shifting from the battlefield to the appropriation field. Dollars invested in inventories are a prime target of cost reduction. This thesis examines existing inventory management policies at the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA(SUPSHIPNN). It provides a decision support system, called the DSS Strategy model. The results of simulation indicate that inventory managers at SUPSHIPNN can use the DSS Strategy model to make decisions that will reduce inventories and meet production target dates. Successful management of inventories in not a cost saving measure alone. The judicious use of valuable inventory and associated resources will maintain the fleet in the highest possible state of readiness within constricting fiscal resources.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The forecasting of future inventory and the optimization of training requirements within the airborne community Chung, Donald B. (1983);In an era of modernization, new weapons systems generate new manpower requirements for the airborne community within the United States Army. The problem of forecasting yearly requirements and inventories has become ...
Miller, Donald C. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1994-03);Retention policy for U.S. Navy wholesale inventories in long supply has been in a state of flux and under Congressional scrutiny since 1985. This thesis analyzes and compares the U.S. Navy's current economic retention ...
Gilmore, Joseph M.; Sweetser, Jared J.; Klemm, Keith B. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-06);The Consumable Asset Reutilization Program (CARP) is an organization established under Naval Supply Systems Command to provide a specific warehousing service for excess material generated by commands operating under the ...